Innovation

24. 03. 2014
Saturday was World Water Day. I spent some of the weekend tracking coverage of all the different initiatives promoting and supporting WWD. For instance, Yahoo did a brilliant little film dropping the two OOs from the end of their logo to get people to imagine what their world...
23. 12. 2013
When I was doing my research for The World We Made I was delighted to unearth a wealth of highly innovative initiatives in China, India and South-East Asia. But I sort-of knew that I was just scraping the surface. And that’s now been confirmed in spades by the latest Game-...
Innovation
20. 11. 2013
Just back from another long trip promoting the book – and a few other things besides. Including attendance at a rather wonderful Symposium hosted by the Slow Life Foundation at the Soneva Kiri resort on Koh Kood island in Thailand. (Declaration of interest: I was one of...
Innovation
30. 10. 2013
Jonathon Porritt Blog
On 17 October, we launched The World We Made at Arup’s HQ in central London. There was a big emphasis on innovation and the creative genius of the human species for finding solutions in the face of adversity – which is what the book is basically all about. The...
Innovation
29. 01. 2013
Here’s a little test: when you read those two words, ‘Industrial Biotechnology’, do they resonate positively, negatively, or neutrally? Do you hear them as an unfortunate combination of the old-fashioned and clunky (the ‘industrial’ bit) with all...
Innovation